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president joe biden will face off in the only debate. you can watch and engage with c-span with a live debate preview at 7 p.m. eastern followed by two ways to watch the debate at nine on c-span both candidates on screen the entire debate. on c-span2 the multi-camera version of the debate. all fall by your calls, e-mails and tweets at 10:30 p.m. >> as vice president biden and congressman paul ryan prepare for the only debate tomorrow in kentucky, we examined their debating styles with lynn university american studies professor robert watson and american university agenda professor and former "usa today" white house correspondent richard benedetto. we also to look at c-span archival video from vice presidential debates with the joe biden as well as from house committee hearings and floor debates with mr. ryan. the hour-long program starts with an update from politico senior political reporter jonathan martin on how and where the vice presidential candidates are preparing for thursday's debate. >> from the u.s. constitution, the vice president of the united states shall be president of t
less than a month. our most high-profile hire, joe biden, had only been with us six weeks. we still did not know joe the plumber yet. so it's funny to look back on that time. remember coming into september four years ago and we had a big convention in denver, an amazing summer, a fund toward that went off flawlessly, we had rolled out our new vice president and rolling in to september and we have a convention that big and we feel we have momentum and the next day john mccain announces sarah palin as vice presidents. you could just feel something all of a sudden. people can say what about how ready she was, but in that moment sarah palin made a pretty grand entrance onto the national stage. she blew through. i often talk about that as hurricane sarah. we had the republican convention. there were two hurricane events in my mind. they had to cancel the first day of their convention and then there was hurricane sarah. the head wind was still for about 18 days. john mccain came out of his convention in september with a three-point lead. that stretched to about six or eight points in mid sept
>> god bless her soul. >> the joe biden vp comedy tour. you will vp your pants laughing. >> thanks everybody. it's not that easy this time of year for reporters to get set out to cover the winter weather. however, sometimes when covering the dangers of sliders and cars on slick roads, it's not just the cars that are the danger. >> we know it's not going to get any better. in fact, it will probably get worse as long as this quarter is opened or dislike article by behind the buses are coming through soon. a number of close calls but still fun to watch. >> thank you so much for ruining the fun. a total complete killjoy. >> okay, okay. spent the official obama campaign slogan as we told you is forward, one word with a period at the end of it. apparently caused some angst inside the campaign at first but now they're okay with it. with just a few weeks left until the can democratic convention one late night show insist president obama and vice president biden are continue to try out and search for the perfect general election campaign slogan. >> you can't, you should and don't even try.
and senator joe biden. >> thank you. >> thank you. [applause] >> welcome to you both. has we have determined by the twine cost, the first question will go to senator biden. the house of representatives passed a big bailout bill -- or did not pass it, i should say. the senate decided to pass it. as america watches these things happen, was it the worst of washington or the worst of washington that we saw play out? >> let me thank you for hosting this. governor, it is a pleasure to meet you. it is evidence of the fact that the economic policies of the last eight years have been the worst economic policies we have ever had. as a consequence, you see what has happened on wall street. if you need any more proof positive on how bad economic theories have been, the excessive deregulation, the failure to oversee what was going on, letting wall street when and wild, but they needed more evidence than what you see now. so republicans and democrats were put in a very tough spot. but barack obama laid out four basic criteria for any kind of rescue plan. first of all, it has to be oversight. the second, y
. tonight at 8. >> now, the 2008 vice- presidential debate between joe biden and alaska gov. sarah pailin. the most watched the vice- presidential debate in history. it is the second most watched debate ever. senator biden and the governor met at washington university in st. louis. the moderator was gwen ifill. >> good evening from washington university in st. louis, missouri. i'm gwen ifill of "the newshour" and "washington week" on pbs. welcome to the first and the only 2008 vice presidential debate between the republican nominee, governor sarah palin of alaska, and the democratic nominee, joe biden of delaware. the commission on presidential debates is the sponsor of this event and the two remaining presidential debates. tonight's discussion will cover a wide range of topics, including domestic and foreign policy matters. it will be divided roughly into five-minute segments. each candidate will have 90 seconds to respond to a direct question and then an additional two minutes for rebuttal and follow-up. the order has been determined by a coin toss. the specific subjects and questions w
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